Category: music

National Celtic Festival

What better place to escape the cold of Melbourne winter than to a warm hearth with fiery music? Held annually on the June long weekend, the National Celtic Festival captivates the souls of many with Irish and Scottish traditions. Now…

Melbourne International Jazz Festival: Songs From My Father

  United by a shared passion for the music of Charlie Haden, Iconoclast Petra Haden joined forces with local bass master Nick Haywood and some of Australia’s finest jazz artists to celebrate the music of her father. Part of Melbourne’s…

Save the date: National Celtic Festival 2019

No plans for the long weekend? Grab your kilt and get ready to dance the cold away at the National Celtic Festival 2019. Held over the June long weekend (7th-10th) in Victoria’s picturesque seaside town of Portarlington, lovers of culturally…

Amartuvshin Enkhbat as Rigoletto in Opera Australia's 2019 production of Rigoletto at Arts Centre Melbourne.

Opera Australia’s ‘Rigoletto’

Opera Australia’s production of Verdi’s Rigoletto offers an experience of gorgeous music and magnificent singing, acting, and visual design. From the powerful overture, which foreshadows the tone of the narrative, to the dramatic final curtain, this production enthrals the audience….

The Presets at Melbourne Zoo Twilights

The excellent Zoo Twilights is back this summer at Melbourne Zoo. In the fight against wildlife extinction, our world-class home to some pretty special animals has invited great local and international musicians to play live, under the stars and in…